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Audiovisual Specialist

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Remote · United States · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023
Job Description

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking an Audiovisual Specialist to join our dynamic team in New York.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

As an Audiovisual Specialist, you will be responsible for operating and providing technical support for all audio/visual components and technology equipment in conference rooms, including all display types, codecs, microphones and control systems. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that all conference rooms are outfitted with appropriate audiovisual and technology components based on size of room and functionality requirements, this may include: systems for audio and videoconference calls, PC-based presentations, Intranet/Internet wireless connections and in-room amplification
  • Ensuring that all audiovisual and technology equipment and applications in conference rooms are functioning and ready for use in advance of the start of scheduled meetings (e.g., computers, displays, codecs, etc.)
  • Performing daily checks of the conference rooms to ensure that all equipment is working properly; coordinating with audiovisual technology vendor and/or other members of the Technology team when repairs/maintenance of conference room equipment is needed
  • Operating conference room equipment when necessary (e.g. starting videoconference call, setting camera and microphone positions, performing live switching during videoconference, transitioning through presentations, etc.)
  • Monitoring the firm’s conference room scheduling system to ensure that technology inventory levels meet the needs of the scheduled meetings; resolving any conflicts with his or her immediate supervisor
About You

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of conference room technology (e.g. control systems, video systems, audioconference phones, microphones, displays, speakers, etc.)
  • Possess knowledge working with IT and networking products
  • Exhibit analytical skills needed to troubleshoot a variety of symptoms, diagnose problems and test, recommend and implement solutions to technology problems
And have:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent, with an Associates level college degree in a technology related field
  • Certifications from manufacturers (such as Extron or Crestron) and industry organizations (such as AVIXA, CTS)
  • Experience working with audiovisual equipment including video codecs, displays, digital sound processors, microphones and cameras
  • Knowledge of PC and MAC technology support as it relates to AV and VC
Compensation & Benefits

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also receive a generous and competitive total compensation package. The salary range for this role is $80,000 - $90,000 and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, and location. Discretionary bonuses may be awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance — and profit-sharing partnership contributions to 401(k) accounts may be given based on firm performance.

Latham's comprehensive and best-in-class benefits support employees through every stage of life:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Generous 401(k) plan and firm-paid basic life and disability insurance
  • Extensive resources for parents and caregivers
  • Family building and fertility resources
  • And much more!
In addition, employees receive:

  • At least 11 paid holidays per year and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Ongoing professional development and career support, including bespoke training and leadership development programs, firm-paid access to LinkedIn Learning courses, and career coaching.
  • Peer networking, mentoring, and professional support through our eight global staff affinity groups.
Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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